How to install the material library in offline mode?


Sometimes, downloading the entire material library (3ds Max | C4Dfrom our servers is unwanted or impossible - for example, in the case of batch installing Corona Renderer on a render farm. Instead, the material library can be downloaded once and then distributed along with the installer. Here is how to do it:


  • For 3ds Max:


  1. Download the universal installer - https://corona-renderer.com/download/

  2. Download the material library package:

  3. Place the downloaded MaterialLibrary file next to the universal installer.


    For example, if the universal installer is located in C:\Downloads, then place the MaterialLibrary file in C:\Downloads as well.

  4. Run the universal installer and proceed with the standard installation
    Note: there is no need to use the "Custom" installation type or to check or uncheck any options.

  5. The universal installer will install the Material Library from the local folder instead of downloading it.

The material library installation can also be safely canceled or skipped entirely - See: How to install Corona Renderer without additional data?


In case of any troubles with the manual installation of the material library, please contact us.



  • For C4D:


Note: The Material Library is only available to use with Corona Renderer 7 for Cinema 4D and future versions; it is unavailable for use with previous versions.


  1. Download the universal installer (available for Windows and macOS) - https://corona-renderer.com/download/

  2. Download the material library package:



3. Place the downloaded MaterialLibrary file next to the universal installer. Alternatively, you can also simply double-click this file to begin the installation :


Windows users - e.g., if the universal installer is located in C:\Downloads, then place the MaterialLibrary file in C:\Downloads as well.


Mac OS users - e.g., if the universal installer is located in ~/Desktop/Corona 7 Installer, then place the MaterialLibrary file in ~/Desktop/Corona 7 Installer as well.



4. Run the universal installer and proceed with the standard installation
Note: there is no need to use the "Custom" installation type or to check or uncheck any options.

5. Windows users: The universal installer will install the Material Library from the local folder instead of downloading it.

    Mac users: After the installation is complete, run the Material Library package (.pkg file) file to install it.



The material library installation can also be safely canceled or skipped entirely - See: How to install Corona Renderer without additional data?


In case of any troubles with the manual installation of the material library, please contact us.